Lyxor Asset Management has raised over EUR1 billion in assets in its Climate ETF range, only one year after launch, in a sign that investors are taking decisive action to align their portfolios with their carbon neutrality goals.
ESG & Responsible Investing
Index provider Solactive recently reported that Swedish asset manager Handelsbanken had released five new Paris-aligned index funds tracking the Solactive indices.
Three new SPDR ETFs launch on Xetra focusing on companies with steady dividend growth and good ESG profile
Three new exchange traded funds issued by State Street Global Advisors have been tradable on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt since Monday.
Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc (Horizons ETFs) has launched the Horizons S&P Green Bond Index ETF (HGGB).
Not for profit financial think tank Planet Tracker has been at it again, bringing disruption and challenges to the world of index providers. Their new report, finds that the largest index providers, MSCI, FTSE Russell, S&P Dow Jones and Bloomberg, are being challenged by innovative competitors – including their own clients – due to rising demand for sustainable investment.
South Africa’s fund management company, Satrix, started life as an ETF issuer, in November 2000, when it launched the first ETF in South Africa, the Satrix 40 ETF, as a joint venture between Sanlam Investments and others. Since 2012, Sanlam Investments has been the full owner of Satrix.
The Royal Mint Physical Gold ETC (RMAU) announces responsible sourcing verification as part of ESG credentials
The Royal Mint Physical Gold ETC (RMAU) has published its latest responsible sourcing verification — helping to set the standard for ESG credentials amongst physical metal ETC providers.
Qontigo has licensed the DAX ESG Target Index to BlackRock for the launch of a new German-domiciled iShares ETF – iShares DAX ESG UCITS ETF (DE) which has listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
TrackInsight's ESG Observatory reveals growing alignment of ETFs to UN Sustainable Development Goals
New data from TrackInsight reveals that in the first 3 months of 2021, 87 new ESG ETFs were brought to market for a total of 758 ESG ETFs now available on exchanges around the world.
The European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) has published its response to the joint European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) consultation on taxonomy-related sustainability disclosures in the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR).